• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our mission is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences. Please join us.

Latest News

Rockland Bog Preserve

Town: Rockland Acres: 514 Miles of trail: TBD Activities: Hiking, birding, hunting The Rockland Bog Preserve features 514 acres of western woodland buffer of the Rockland Bog, increasing the protected wilderness in Rockland’s backyard, by 50%. Why is the Rockland Bog such an important local resource? Learn about Rockland’s biggest, oldest, ecological secret. The Rockland […]

Where We Stand on Mining

As a conservation organization, the Georges River Land Trust is extremely concerned about the environmental impact of mining in the Georges River watershed. When land is put in permanent conservation, our conservation easements prohibit mining, as natural aquifers can be disturbed, habitats disrupted, valuable soils removed and carbon released into the environment. We are gathering information about […]

GRLT Named Environmental Leader of the Year

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce has named Georges River Land Trust the Environmental Leader of the Year!! The Year in Review Awards Gala on February 10, 2023, was an opportunity to be recognized by our community for extraordinary contributions. This award recognizes a person, business, or organization that has worked diligently to preserve/protect/enhance […]


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Trails & Preserves

Rockland Bog Protected!

Thanks to the generous support of our community, in 2022 we protected 514 acres of the western woodlands buffer of the Rockland Bog, increasing the protected wilderness in Rockland’s backyard, by 50%. Home to waterfowl, wading birds, deer, beaver, rabbits and other wildlife, it’s been a favorite of local outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and hikers for […]

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.